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216 documents from Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

  • Women in Nuclear welcomes the suffrage flag to Cumbria

    Trudy Harrison MP has been joined by nuclear organisations to welcome the official suffrage flag to Cumbria.

  • Nuclear industry showcases progress in decommissioning

    Leaders from the nuclear decommissioning industry have spent two days with national and international stakeholders at the second NDA Stakeholder Summit.

  • Economic Impact Assessment of Magnox sites

    An assessment of the economic impact of the 12 Magnox sites on their local economies.

  • NDA Stakeholder Summit 2018

    BEIS Permanent Secretary Alex Chisholm speaking at the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) Stakeholder Summit.

  • Game changing progress in Sellafield pond

    A major breakthrough has been achieved in the Sellafield clean-up programme – and a Cumbrian company has played a key part.

  • BEIS Committee members visit Sellafield site

    Three members of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Select Committee visited the Sellafield site last week.

  • Sellafield’s biggest chimney chopped down to size

    One of the most daring demolition projects ever undertaken at Sellafield has reached a key point.

  • Magnox Limited to become a Nuclear Decommissioning Authority subsidiary

    The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has announced that Magnox Ltd will become a subsidiary of the NDA from 1 September 2019.

  • Sellafield tackles its biggest risk yet

    Work has begun to remove Sellafield’s most hazardous material.

  • Archive design wins top architectural awards

    The NDA archive Nucleus has been voted one of the most stylish buildings in the UK, collecting two top awards.

  • NDA signs Anglo-French decommissioning agreement

    Roadmaps of collaboration have been signed between the NDA and its French counterparts on civil nuclear decommissioning, clean-up and hazard reduction.

  • Apply for NDA estate supply chain awards

    Applications are now open for the 2018 Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) Estate Supply Chain Awards which recognise the vital contribution of businesses working on Europe’s biggest nuclear clean-up mission.

  • Registration opens for Europe’s largest nuclear decommissioning supply chain event

    Registration is now open for the 8th Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) Estate Supply Chain Event, the largest of its kind in Europe, which will be held in Manchester on 1 November 2018.

  • NDA reveals its commercial ambitions at NIA Decom2018 conference

    Kate Ellis, the NDA's Commercial Director, told hundreds of delegates “It is in all our interests that the supply chain is vibrant and successful"

  • STEM Engagement across the NDA Estate

    This paper outlines Credible Options for a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) engagement strategy across the NDA estate, considering the current environment around skills and wider issues.

  • Direct Rail Services to the rescue

    NDA subsidiary Direct Rail Services (DRS) stormed to the rescue when the weekend’s weather chaos left a Virgin Pendolino stranded between Carlisle and Penrith.

  • NDA's HR Director joins new ECITB Board

    NDA’s HR Director, David Vineall, has joined 8 other new Board members at the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), the statutory skills body for the engineering construction industry in Great Britain.

  • Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: spend and expense data 2017 to 2018

    Financial transactions, including invoices paid, expenses paid to staff, procurement and travel card spend by NDA.

  • NDA showcases the positive impact of nuclear clean-up in Scotland

    Guests at an event in the Scottish Parliament heard how work to decommission 3 of Scotland's oldest nuclear sites is taking huge strides forward and making a positive lasting impact in communities.

  • This is Me in the Nuclear Industry

    Employees from across the NDA Group have shared their personal stories as part of national campaign to end the stigma associated with mental health issues.

  • Japanese nuclear specialists will learn from UK expertise

    Japanese nuclear industry experts have visited two of the UK’s most challenging decommissioning projects to see the techniques and technologies being used first-hand.

  • NDA group equality, diversity and inclusion strategy 2018 to 2022

    This strategy sets out NDA's equality, diversity and inclusion priorities from 2018 to 2022.

  • Snake slithers through to tackle Dragon

    A laser-cutting robotic snake has been put to work on the highly radioactive core of Winfrith's redundant Dragon reactor in Dorset.

  • NDA announces new Chair of Sellafield Ltd Board

    NDA Chief Executive David Peattie has announced that Lorraine Baldry OBE will become the new Chair of the NDA subsidiary, Sellafield Ltd, on 1 May 2018.

  • Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Organisation Chart

    Nuclear Decommissioning Authority organisation chart showing senior positions and names, with structure for other functions.

  • Sellafield invests £2.6m to create Cumbria business hub

    A former bus station will be transformed into a multi-million pound business hub under ambitious plans unveiled by Sellafield Ltd and developer BEC.

  • NDA hospitality and gifts register

    Register of hospitality and gifts offered/accepted by NDA employees.

  • Lord Duncan learns of challenges and opportunities at Dounreay

    The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) welcomed Lord Duncan of Springbank, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Scotland Office, to its Dounreay site to see decommissioning progress.

  • Guidance on claim procedures against NDA estate entities

    Use information to access the online Claims Portal, find relevant references and contact details.

  • Bringing new energy to local economy in southern Scotland

    An initial investment £1.2 million from the NDA helped to secure additional match funding from a range of sources, reaching £9 million in total and providing support for the economy of the southern Scottish belt that includes the towns of Annan, Lockerbie and Gretna.

  • Kate Ellis confirmed as speaker for NIA Decom 2018 conference

    The NDA’s Commercial Director, Kate Ellis, will be one of the main speakers for this summer’s Decom 2018 conference in London.

  • Seascale community beach park project

    A project supported by LLWR to provide a safe, attractive seafront area that people in this west Cumbrian community and surrounding villages would enjoy for years to come.

  • A skilled Romney Marsh

    NDA contributed funding to this project that targeted disadvantaged young adults in the Romney Marsh communities to help boost their job prospects and social skills.

  • Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Business Plan 2018 to 2021

    The Business Plan sets out key activities and expected progress for all 17 of the NDA’s nuclear sites over the next 3 years.

  • Youth Employment Scheme (North Ayrshire)

    NDA and Magnox Ltd helped fund a scheme to address high youth unemployment rates in an area affected by industrial decline following the global economic crash.

  • Investing in Business (west Cumbria)

    NDA is supporting diversification in the west Cumbrian economy, to help balance the dominance of Sellafield Ltd, its largest employer.

  • Scrabster Harbour (Caithness)

    The NDA's financial contribution helped Scrabster Harbour Trust secure additional funding from other sources to invest £20 million in developing its facilities.

  • Eryri Centre of Excellence (North Wales)

    NDA helped fund the creation of world-class visitor attractions in North Wales, an area that has been heavily reliant on its nuclear site, Trawsfynydd, which is due to close.

  • Gwynedd’s Offer (North Wales)

    NDA helped fund action outlined in the Wales Rural Development Plan to address the economic challenges faced by Gwynedd in North Wales.

  • NDA: gender pay gap report and data 2017

    Data on the difference in employees’ average earnings from April 2016 to March 2017.

  • Princess Royal unveils plaque at official opening of nuclear archive

    Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal today unveiled a commemorative plaque marking the official opening of Nucleus (The Nuclear and Caithness Archives).

  • Nuclear experts cause Big Bang at national science fair

    Future scientists will get the chance to learn about careers from nuclear industry experts at The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair.

  • DRS braves the Beast from the East

    As the UK faced extreme weather conditions, Direct Rail Services joined Network Rail to help keep the nation moving by clearing snow from train lines.

  • NDA shows off its expertise on the world stage

    Experts from around the globe heard about the NDA's commercial opportunities from Dr Adrian Simper, Strategy and Technology Director.

  • Record-breaking turbines leave Wylfa

    The last working Rolls-Royce Proteus Gas Turbines anywhere in the world are set to leave the former Wylfa nuclear power station on Anglesey.

  • Liquid waste made safe

    Work has started to make one of the most hazardous materials left at Dounreay safer.

  • Drone rises to the challenge

    NDA R&D funds have helped two UK businesses develop a small drone that will measure radiation levels at Japan's damaged Fukushima power plant.

  • Ten-year milestone for nuclear skills development

    The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) is celebrating 10 years of supporting skills development with the National Skills Academy for Nuclear (NSAN).

  • Professor Malcolm Morley OBE appointed as Chair of RWM

    The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority's Chief Executive has announced that Professor Malcolm Morley OBE has been appointed as Chair of Radioactive Waste Management (RWM).

  • Diving into innovation at Sizewell

    Specialist scuba divers are plumbing new depths to haul radioactive waste out of the nuclear fuel storage pond at Sizewell A.

  • Robots compete in nuclear decommissioning challenge

    Robots controlled by smart auto-navigation systems are doing battle in an £8.5 million competition to find ways to tackle Sellafield radioactive hotspots.

  • Top accolade for nuclear record-keeping

    The meticulous approach to managing historical records at the Nucleus archive has secured the highest accolade from the government’s records regulator.

  • New cyber lab classroom opens in Cumbria

    The next generation of cyber security professionals are set to benefit from the first Cyber Lab classroom, co-funded by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.

  • Nuclear Decommissioning Authority – Research at NDA

    Under the Energy Act 2004, the NDA is required to promote and, where necessary, carry out research to support decommissioning and clean-up.

  • We're half way there

    Hazard reduction at the Wylfa nuclear site on Anglesey has reached a significant milestone, with more than half of the used nuclear fuel now emptied from its reactors by Magnox Ltd.

  • Sellafield’s ‘locked vault’ is ready to be emptied

    Experts at the Sellafield site have cut the sixth and final hole in the Pile Fuel Cladding Silo (PFCS), a locked vault that was never designed to be opened.

  • Sellafield contract win for UK firm

    A UK company has won a multi-million pound deal to supply glove boxes to support nuclear clean-up at Sellafield.

  • Brakes are off as reactor clean-up moves forward

    The handbrake from a vintage 1968 Ford Cortina has been used in a piece of kit to help decommission a reactor at Dounreay.

  • £100,000 cash boost for Magnox communities

    Nearly £100,000 has been awarded by Magnox to two community projects close to its Bradwell and Dungeness A sites.

  • Free at last as jammed fuel is lifted out

    Work is now under way to overcome a 20-year conundrum that has hampered decommissioning of the Dounreay Fast Reactor in Scotland.

  • Nuclear decommissioning chief addresses oil and gas delegates

    The eyes of the oil and gas industry were on the NDA's Chief Executive, David Peattie, this week as he gave a unique insight into the decommissioning sector.

  • 200 people attend NDA’s first stakeholder summit in west Cumbria

    More than 200 stakeholders from across the UK and overseas gathered in Cumbria for a 2-day summit organised by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).

  • UK companies lead the world’s nuclear decommissioning market

    A Japanese journalist has paid a special visit to West Cumbria to speak to companies who manufacture world-leading nuclear decommissioning kit

  • Sellafield decommissioning reaches new heights

    The demolition of one of Sellafield’s tallest hazards has started.

  • Nuclear suppliers shine at awards

    The 2017 award winners have been announced at the annual NDA Estate Supply Chain Event.

  • Cutting-edge kit set for dry run

    Specialist equipment is being installed at Dungeness A in to dry out radioactive waste, halving its volume and making it ready for long-term storage.

  • Sellafield thinks outside the box

    Two UK companies have won a share of a multi-million pound 'container' contract which will be vital to clean-up work at Sellafield.

  • Dounreay flies high

    Drones are occupying the skies above the Dounreay nuclear site, at Caithness, carrying out building inspection work, improving safety and saving money.

  • International experts share decommissioning expertise

    More than 35 international specialists gathered in Penrith to discuss improving the global nuclear community's response to dealing with damaged facilities.

  • Busiest ever year as event goes on growing

    A record turn-out of 1,600 visitors ensured success for the NDA Estate Supply Chain Event 2017.

  • Record numbers expected at this year's event for suppliers

    The 7th NDA Estate Supply Chain Event, the largest of its kind in Europe, will be held in Manchester on 2 November 2017.

  • Transformation of former nuclear site into college campus and business park

    The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority provided land, buildings and equipment to create a college, University Technical College and business park in Gloucestershire.

  • Dounreay decommissioning draws a crowd

    A group of high-profile Japanese visitors toured Dounreay to see ground-breaking decommissioning under way at the Scottish site.

  • The new robot helping clean up Sellafield

    A remotely operated machine has been sent into Sellafield’s most hazardous nuclear waste store for the first time.

  • Contract termination notice

    In line with announcements in March 2017, the NDA has now served notice of termination to Cavendish Fluor Partnership (CFP) for the management and decommissioning of the UK’s 12 Magnox reactor and research sites.

  • Decommissioning milestone at Oldbury nuclear site in Gloucestershire

    Decommissioning of the former used fuel cooling ponds at Oldbury site has reached a major milestone.

  • New apprentices join the fight against cyber-crime in nuclear decommissioning

    The NDA is placing apprentices at the heart of the nuclear decommissioning industry to help protect against cyber-attacks.

  • Landmark containers move radioactive waste from Harwell, Oxfordshire

    Brand new high-precision containers have been used successfully for the first time to deliver radioactive waste from Harwell in Oxfordshire to Sellafield in Cumbria.

  • Tony Fountain to step down from his role as Chair of Sellafield Ltd

    Tony Fountain has accepted an offer to become Chair at Essar Oil, and has therefore decided to step down from his role as Chair of Sellafield Ltd.

  • NDA archive: Nucleus (the Nuclear and Caithness Archives)

    A new facility, called Nucleus (the Nuclear and Caithness Archives), has been built in Caithness to manage the nuclear industry's records.

  • First hole is cut in world's oldest nuclear store

    Safely accessing the Pile Fuel Cladding Silo takes Sellafield Ltd a step closer to reducing the UK’s nuclear hazard.

  • Apply for PhD bursaries related to nuclear decommissioning

    NDA is seeking applications for PhD research proposals related to nuclear decommissioning.

  • £3 million Dragon’s Den style competition shortlists ideas to clean up old nuclear plants

    15 ideas have been shortlisted in a £3 million competition to find new ways of cleaning up one of the UK’s largest nuclear hazards.

  • Graphene and its use in nuclear decommissioning

    Overview of research and development regarding the properties and potential opportunities of using graphene and related materials in nuclear decommissioning.

  • NDA Estate to save over £1 million on office supplies

    The Crown Commercial Service framework for office supplies is set to help the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) Estate save over £1 million.

  • Magnox Ltd complete FED treatment programme at Bradwell in Essex

    The site of the former Bradwell nuclear power station has now successfully dealt with all of its Fuel Element Debris (FED) waste - a major source of intermediate level radioactive waste at the Essex site.

  • Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: spend and expense data 2016 to 2017

    Financial transactions, including invoices paid, expenses paid to staff, procurement and travel card spend made by NDA.

  • Socio-economic budget and expenditure 2010 to 2016

    A request for a breakdown of expenditure categories that are allowed under socio-economic budget for six financial years ending March 2010 to March 2016.

  • Wick Airport

    Request for copies of the specifications provided to Highlands and Islands Airport Limited for the runway and taxiway improvement works carried out at Wick Airport.

  • UK and US continue collaborative nuclear agreement

    The 10-year-old trilateral Statement of Intent (SOI) between US and UK government organisations responsible for nuclear clean-up was recently renewed for a further 5 years.

  • Inventory of radioactive wastes and materials in UK updated

    The 2016 UK Radioactive Wastes and Materials Inventory (the Inventory) is updated every 3 years to provide the latest national record on radioactive wastes and materials in the UK.

  • Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Business Plan 2017 to 2020

    This Business Plan sets out key objectives and expected progress for 17 of the UK's earliest nuclear sites over the next 3 years.

  • Nuclear Decommissioning Authority settlement, contract termination, and inquiry

    Written ministerial statement by Energy Secretary Greg Clark on NDA settlement and contract termination plus inquiry.

  • NDA Supplier Event costs

    A request for a breakdown of the cost of the annual NDA Supplier Event for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016.

  • Expenditure on employment disputes

    Information on how much NDA has paid to current and former employees in order to settle employment disputes/claims/complaints/contract terminations since 2005.

  • Nuclear Decommissioning Authority appoints David Peattie as Chief Executive Officer

    The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has announced the appointment of David Peattie as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

  • Interim storage of Higher Activity Waste packages

    Summary and main document on the interim storage of Higher Activity Waste packages – integrated approach – industry guidance.

  • Installed: the machine set to clean up Sellafield’s most hazardous building

    A 350-tonne machine has been installed at Sellafield to tackle one of the world’s most challenging nuclear clean-up jobs.

  • Doors open at unique nuclear archive

    A unique new archive, funded by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, has today opened its doors to the public for the first time, bringing together historical nuclear records from all over the UK.

  • New technique measures groundwater contamination

    A portable system for monitoring levels of contaminated groundwater in situ is set to improve the quality and accuracy of data.